ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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PUBLIC NOTICE

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Pursuant to Title 3, Article 49 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives public notice of the following:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49-0305(9) of the Environmental Conservation Law, of the Department's intent to acquire a Conservation Easement from The Adirondack Mountain Club, over certain lands located in the Town of North Elba, Essex County, New York.

For further information contact:
James Jensen, Superintendent
Bureau of Real Property
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, New York 12233-4256
(518) 402-9442


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Philip S. Wander

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: George Outcalt, Jr.

Application No.: 2003-92

Project Title: Philip S. Wander

Location: John Brannon Road, Town of Minera, Essex County

Comment Period Ends: September 18, 2003

Project Description: The project site includes two parcels: a 55 acre parcel and a 15.6 acre parcel. They are physically separated from each other by a previously authorized 12.5 acre lot. The applicant proposes to subdivide the 55 acre portion of the site into three parcels, thereby creating a 3.75 acre lot, a 10 acre lot and a 41.25 acre lot. There is a pre-existing single family dwelling and associated accessory use structures on the 3.75 acre lot and a recently constructed single family dwelling on the 10 acre lot. The 41.25 acre lot is vacant. One new single family dwelling with on-site water supply and wastewater treatment systems is proposed for the 41.25 acre lot. The applicant proposes to convey the 15.6 acre parcel to the State of New York. It is mostly wetland and adjoins other lands owned by the State. Both the 55 acre parcel and the 15.6 acre parcels border on Minerva Stream. There are four small manmade ponds and intermittent streams with fringe wetlands on the 55 acre portion of the project site.


Applicant: Jonathan W. Dubee

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Edward Snizek

Application No.: 2003-165

Project Title: Jonathan W. Dubee

Location: Thatcherville Road, Franklin County

Comment Period Ends: September 18, 2003

Project Description: The project site is an eighty acre parcel located near the Thatcherville Road in the Town of Franklin. The applicant proposes to construct a hunting and fishing cabin on the project site. No on-site water supply is proposed and a sanitary pit privy will be constructed at the project site. The cabin will not be serviced by electricity from a public utility. The entire 80 acre parcel is located within mile of the North Branch of the Saranac River, which has been designated a Study River. A portion of the parcel borders on Mountain Pond, the proposed hunting and fishing cabin will be located approximately 90 feet from the mean high water mark.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Washington County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Smith Basin Mine by Jointa Galusha, LLC. The action involves expand mining to include a 190 acre rock quarrying and processing operation on a 1300 acre parcel of land owned or controlled by Jointa Galusha, LLC. The mine will have an operational life of 50 to 100 years, depending on market conditions. Mining will include crushing and screening operations. Access to the mine will be from NYS Route 149. Upon cessation of mining, the majority of the mine site will be reclaimed as a 170+ acre lake surrounded by vegetated uplands and re-vegetated benches. The project is located east of the Champlain Canal, approximately 3/4 of a mile north of NYS Route 149 and approximately 3/4 of a mile south of Baldwin Corners Road, entirely within the Town of Hartford, Washington County.

Contact: Thomas Hall, Box 220, Warrensburg, NY 12885, phone: (518) 623-1281, fax: (518) 623-3603, E-mail: twhall@gw.dec.state.ny.us.